Bandaranaike International Airport (CMB)Location: The airport is situated 20 miles (32km) from the city of Colombo.
Time: GMT +5.30
Contacts: Tel: +940 (0)11 225 2861.
Getting to the city: Most hotels and tour operators offer transport from the airport; if possible confirm in advance. Buses and taxis are available, and there is a train station close to the airport, but visitors are advised to arrange their own transportation.
Car rental: Cars can be hired with a driver through most tour operators, otherwise there are several car rental agencies such as Abans and Nambo available.
Facilities: Facilities at the airport include a bank, post office, business lounge, restaurants, snack bars, a bar and a duty-free shop.
Parking: There are two main parking lots at Colombo Bandaranaike Airport: the terminal lot is more expensive, while the remote lot, located 300 metres from the terminal, charges substantially less. There are additional charges for vans, double cabs and jeeps.
Departure Tax: None.